Thomas Henry

Bitter Lemon: The perfect balance.


Thomas Henry Bitter Lemon is an excellent refreshing premium filler. It contains extra quinine and boasts just the right balance of bitterness, acidity, and sweetness. It also has additional aromas of fine bitterness, powerful lemon, and lime. Thomas Henry Bitter Lemon is one of the classic fillers par excellence and the ideal basis for numerous drinks with spirits of various kinds.

How the Bitter Lemon was invented

Similar to Tonic Water, Bitter Lemon was also created as a malaria protection in the 19th century: in colonial Africa, water, lemon juice and quinine were mixed into a drink that not only protected against the disease but also happened to be refreshingly pleasant.  This is why in the English speaking world, Bitter Lemon it is often referred to as Lemon Tonic. In South Africa the filler is also known as Dry Lemon. By the way: the typical milky cloudy colour is caused by the juice of the lemon. One of the classics amongst bitter lemonades!

ABV: 0%

Origin: Berlin, Germany

Nutritional Information Per Serving:
calories 43
total fat 0
sodium 0
sugars 10g
carbohydrates 10g

Water, sugar, lemon juice concentrate, carbonic dioxide, lemon extract, antioxidant ascorbic acid, natural citrus flavouring with other natural flavourings, citric acidifier, quinine flavouring, carob gum stabiliser. Vegan and naturally gluten-free.

Formats: 200ml bottles

Stayin’ Alive: from disco star to all-time classic

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